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RECENT NEWS, CONCERTS, and EVENTS

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November 26, 2017, 8:00pm, L'Ensemble Contrechamps Genève will perform Vers une présence réelle..., for nine instruments, at Slowind Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Michael Wendeberg is conducting.


April 28, 2017, 8:00pm, at the HEAR NOW Music Festival, in collaboration with People inside Electronics (PIE) and Brightworks Ensemble, will perform Cendre, for solo bass flute and eight-channel electronics, at Throop Hall, 300 Sl Los Robles Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101.


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April 19, 2017, 8:00pm, at Spectrum New York City , Premiere of solo viola d'amore work Clair-obscur.


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April 13, 2017, 8:00pm, New Horizon Concert series at Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman University Inverspace Ensemble will premiere the revised version of Radiant Flux.


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March 27, 2017, 8:00pm, L'Ensemble Contrechamps Genève will perform Vers une présence réelle..., for nine instruments at Gare du Nord, Basel.


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March 25, 2017, 8:00pm, L'Ensemble Contrechamps Genève will perform Vers une présence réelle..., for nine instruments at Festival Archipel 2017, Geneva.


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Feb 23, 2016, world premiere of a new work for piano, commissioned and performed by Vicki Ray, presented by the Piano Spheres Concert Series at the Redcat Theater.

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Dec 7, 2015, 7:30pm, world premiere of Many Returns for Ensemble Proton Bern's Birthday Concert Event Viel Glück! at the Dampfzentrale, Bern.

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October 5, 2015, Italian premiere of Cendre, for bass flute and eight-channel interactive electronics, at the 2015 EMUFest, an international festival for electroacoustic music in Rome, performed by Gianni Trovalusci.

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June 25, 2015, NY premiere of Cendre, for bass flute and interactive electronics at the 2015 New York Electroacoustic Music Festival, performed by Gianni Trovalusci. 8:00pm at the Playhouse.

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May 21, 2015, Russian premiere of Vers une présence réelle... at the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, St. Petersburg, performed by Ensemble Proton Bern, at the International Music Festival ReMusic.

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For ease and convenience you can now listen to various works on Soundcloud!


Recording of the orchestra work Gravity as the Source of Lightness posted on the listen page!


New work for viola d'amore, to be premiered by Marco Fusi receives grant from New Music USA. Feeling grateful to be one of the 57 projects chosen from 1174 project entries!


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World premiere of new work for nine instrumentalists, commissioned by Ensemble Proton Bern. Monday, October 13 2014, 7.30 PM Dampfzentrale Bern.


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New work for Harperc (Virginie Tarrête and Laszlo Hudacsec), duo for harp and percussion, forthcoming in season 2015/2016.


 

West Coast premiere of Fluchtpunkte (2002) with Brightwork, October 3, 2013, 8PM, at Chapman University, Orange, California.


New work for orchestra, commissioned by the Staatstheater Cottbus: Philharmonie, November 15 and 17, 2013 (world premiere).

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New work for ensemble Inverspace, to be premiered at Moscow Autumn 2013.


Triplex Unity, performed by The Riot Ensemble , London on 16th July and Brighton on 17th July, 2013.

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July 7 to 14 2013 – Resident Composer Etchings 2013, Auvillar, France, with John Aylward and guest composers Fred Lerdahl and Georg Friedrich Haas.



New work for viola d'amore, to be premiered by Marco Fusi in 2014.



April 2013, artist residency at the Casa Pantrová awarded by the Swiss Musicians' Association (Association Suisse des Musiciens-ASM/STV)



New recording of the Quintet Anima from the March 2 2012 Tenri concert at the Washington Square New Music Society Concert Series posted on the listen page!



July 7 to 14 2012 – Co-directing and teaching composition at Etchings 2012, Auvillar, France, with guest composers Philippe Hurel and George Tsontakis

July 2 2012 – Performance of chamber work with Ecce in Paris, Oliver Hagen, Conductor



Residency at the Atelier Jean TinguelyCité International des Arts, Paris – September 2011 to August 2012 
Paris, France

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TCO (Taipei Chinese Orchestra) – May 25th 2012  
Taipei, Taiwan – World Premiere – New work

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Washington Square Contemporary Music Society at Tenri –
March 2nd 2012, 8pm  
New York
World Premiere – New work

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Etchings Festival – June 24th to July 4 2011  
Auvillar, France
Composer in Residence, New work


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Festival Hors Tribu – Aug 8th 2010  
2pm, Môtiers, Switzerland
Ashes in the Air II, for tenor recorder and 8 channel electronics – Karin Schneider


Wellesley, Composers Conference – July 21 2010  
Massachusetts.
Tilted Arcs, for chamber orchestra – Premiere performance, James Baker, conductor


Etchings: A Festival for Contemporary Music – July 4 to 12 2010  
in Auvillar, France.
Tropes, viola – European premiere

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Bard College Chamber Orchestra – July 31 2009
Verdichtungen for 15 instruments, conducted by the composer, Olin Hall,
Anandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Yesaroun'Duo, HeavyUp/HeavyDown, new CD released by GM Records, includes the duo Triplex Unity, for soprano saxophone and percussion. Also available on itunes!

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Queen Marie José International Musical Composition (now Geneva Competition) – March 25 2009, finalists concert, Venue: Alhambra, Geneva, Switzerland
Ashes in the Air II, for tenor recorder and 8 channel electronics.

 

Seoul International Competion for Composers – March 15 to 17 2009,
Seoul, Korea
Lichtrisse, Quintet for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and cello.

 

Garth Knox, new piece for solo viola – Feb 14 2009 08:00 PM
Paine Hall, Cambridge Massachusetts.

 

Festival Musica Nova Helsinki , Jeu-Parti – Feb 7 2009 1:00 and 3:00PM
Soila Häkkinen, Tuure Paalanen, Venue: Galerie Anhava, Helsinki Finland.

 

La Ciudad de las ideas 11/5,6,7/2008 08:00 PM
Puebla, Mexico
Jeu-Parti, duo for violin and violoncello. Talea Ensemble.

 

06/17/2008 08:00 PM - Christ and St. Stephen’s Church
120 West 69th Street (between Broadway & Columbus)
New York City, New York.

Cost:Free Admission
Description:ELEANOR CORY O’Keeffe’s Flora LEI LIANG Brush Strokes DOMINIQUE SCHAFER Verdichtungen GREGG WRAMAGE Symphony No. 1 Max Lifchitz, conductor The North/South Chamber Orchestra http://www.northsouthmusic.org/calendar.asp

 

05/24/2008 08:00 PM - John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard University, Music Department
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Cost:free
Mario Caroli. Solo works for flute and flute plus electronics. Premiere of Cendre, for Bass Flute and 8 Channel Electronics
http://www.hgnm.org/HGNM/Concert04.html

 

White Rabbit Ensemble - John Knowles Paine Concert Hall– 02/09/2008 08:00 PM
Harvard University, Music Department
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Cost:free
HGNM Concert featuring the White Rabbit Ensemble, includes Dominique Schafer’s revised String Quartet, Rising out of the Mist.
http://www.hgnm.org/HGNM/Concert02.html

 

Tenri Cultural Institute 07/13/2007 08:00 PM
43A WEST 13TH STREET
New York, New York 10011
Cost:10
http://www.riotnyc.com/
Riot, a New York based trio comprising saxophonist Michael Ibrahim, guitarist Oren Fader, and accordionist Eric Wubbels, will present their debut concert on Friday, July 13, 8:00 PM, at the Tenri Cultural Institute. Their program includes world premieres specifically written for this concert by Richard Carrick, Adam Mirza, Samuel Pluta, Dominique Schafer (with "Tu'm"), Jonas Thompson, Scott Wollschleger, and Samson Young. This international lineup of composers currently living in North America includes backgrounds from France, Switzerland, Canada, and China.

 

06/07/2008 – Bair Recital Hall
June in Buffalo – University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
The Arditti String Quartet with a premiere of Rising out of the Mist, for String Quartet by Dominique Schafer.

 

05/25/2007– 08:00 PM - John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard University, Music Department
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Cost:free
Description:HGNM Concert featuring the Ensemble Fa, conducted by Dominique My. Premiere of Lichtrisse, quintet for flute, clarinet, french horn, violin and violoncello.